A Candlestick, about 6" tall, in 2 contrasting shades of Sapele

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Project by TannerTurnings posted 07-26-2014 09:26 PM 772 views 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Where I live here, in the middle of nowhere, in Norfolk, England, we are rather prone to Power Cuts. We had one last Wednesday night, so next day was spent making a nice candlestick so we can see what we are eating for Dinner. I dished the base to prevent wax getting on the Tablecloth. The finish is 3 coats of Cellulose Sanding Sealer & 4 coats of pure Carnuba Wax. Seeing how this looks, the Wife now wants a Candelabra making…!!

-- Keith, Norfolk England. Why Burn it when you can Turn it??!!

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#1 posted 07-27-2014 01:10 AM

Very unique candle holder. Sounds like it will be used a lot. Good thinking.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 08-12-2014 12:06 AM

Thanks Dave! We ain’t had another power fail yet, but it will be useful next time I’m sure.

-- Keith, Norfolk England. Why Burn it when you can Turn it??!!

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